AvePoint and DSC-IT Partner to Deliver Complete Microsoft SharePoint Solutions

New agreement expands the delivery of AvePoint’s SharePoint infrastructure management solutions and DSC-IT’s SharePoint consulting services throughout Western Australia

Melbourne, Australia — March 4, 2011 — AvePoint, the world’s largest provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies, today announced a partnership agreement with DSC-IT, a leading Microsoft solutions specialist based in Perth, Western Australia. As a result of the partnership, DSC-IT is now a value-added reseller of AvePoint technologies, and both companies will work together to integrate their complementary product offerings and services for customers throughout Western Australia.

"DSC-IT is renowned for its extensive experience in helping organisations successfully deploy SharePoint, and we’re excited to partner with such a valued company‖, said Garth Luke, AvePoint’s Vice President of Sales. ―More forward-thinking companies in Western Australia are deploying SharePoint in order to revolutionise their businesses, and have a need for the solutions AvePoint provides for superior protection, management, integration, and deployment of their platform environments. By teaming up with DSC-IT, organisations now have a dedicated partner with a full understanding of SharePoint proven practices and AvePoint’s solutions to unleash the platform’s true potential."

AvePoint’s award-winning DocAve Software Platform is a comprehensive infrastructure management and protection solution for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. With a unified, browser-based user interface and a fully distributed architecture, DocAve offers more than 25 independently deployable modules for SharePoint data protection, administration, replication, migration, archiving, deployment management, reporting, storage optimisation, and content lifecycle management.

DSC-IT is a leading consultancy in Western Australia, working hand-in-hand with organisations in order to help them optimise their business technology investments. With extensive experience in helping organisations deploy SharePoint with unique, stringent business requirements, DSC-IT maximises the return on investment for its platform deployment and enables them to concentrate on their core business strategies and activities. Its highly skilled implementation team holds seven Competencies and 15 Specialisations as a Microsoft Gold Partner.

"We’ve built our business on enabling organisations throughout Australia to deploy SharePoint and optimise the way they collaborate on mission-critical projects, store enterprise-wide content and, at the end of the day, utilise the platform to help make better business decisions‖, said Mark O’Malley DSC-IT’s Managing Director. ―With AvePoint’s thought leadership and best-in-class software solutions for SharePoint, we can ensure that we continue to give our customers the tools and expertise they require for taking their productivity to the next level."

To learn more about this partnership, or about the products and services offered by AvePoint and DSC-IT, please visit AvePoint at www.avepoint.com.au and DSC-IT at www.DSC-IT.com.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is a global technology company and software innovator headquartered in the United States. Since its founding in 2001, AvePoint has become the world’s number one provider of infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Propelled by the world’s largest SharePoint-exclusive research & development team, AvePoint is the premier provider for EPG, SMB, Mid-Market and Government organisations demanding the most powerful and flexible infrastructure management solutions for their SharePoint environments and assets. AvePoint’s award-winning DocAve Software Platform is recognised as the industry standard for comprehensive and scalable SharePoint backup and recovery, administration, replication, migration, archiving, deployment management, reporting, storage optimisation, and content lifecycle management.

AvePoint is headquartered and maintains its principle engineering centre in Jersey City, NJ, with wholly owned sales and engineering centres in the USA - San Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Washington DC, Houston, Boston; Melbourne, Australia; London, United Kingdom; Munich, Germany; Johannesburg, South Africa; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; and China - Beijing, Changchun, Dalian. AvePoint’s global team, fortified by an expansive network of certified partners, helps more than 6,000 enterprise customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – to protect, manage, optimise, and integrate their mission-critical SharePoint environments. AvePoint is a Depth Managed Gold Certified Microsoft Partner and GSA provider.

About DSC-IT

DSC-IT was founded in 1999 to help businesses in Western Australia get the most out of their business technology. Over the years we’ve helped many businesses relieve their technology worries so that they can concentrate on growing their businesses and realising their goals.

At DSC-IT, we have an embedded key value system, which is built on concepts of customer service, teamwork, experience and ownership.

DSC-IT puts your focus back on your business with our:

  • Gold Certified Microsoft Partner status - designates our expertise with Microsoft technologies
  • Skilled technology experts - experienced engineers who view themselves as an extension of your business
  • 24 X 7 help and support - help is only a phone call away

DSC-IT is a Microsoft preferred partner providing solutions based on Microsoft technologies. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, DSC-IT holds seven Competencies and 15 Specialisations formalising the depth of technical expertise of our team.


AvePoint Media Contact:
Karen Cheung, Marketing Manager
Tel: +61-3-9620-0200
Email: karen.cheung@avepoint.com
DSC-IT Media Contact:
Mark O'Malley, Managing Director
Tel: +61-8-9476-5000
Email: marko@dsc-it.com